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Indonesia and the EU release 2016 annual report on VPA progress

Indonesia and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement from May 2015 to December 2016.

Ghana visits Indonesia to learn FLEGT licensing lessons

With Ghana moving towards full implementation of its Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with the EU on illegal logging, representatives of its forest sector stakeholders have visited Indonesia...

Indonesia shipped verified legal timber worth more than 1 billion euros to EU in first year of FLEGT licensing

Indonesia has shipped verified legal timber and timber products worth more than 1 billion euros to the EU since it began issuing such products with FLEGT licences one year ago.

Junior Forest Governance Expert at the EFI Office, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

EFI is seeking a Junior Forest Governance Expert to support its FLEGT and REDD work in South East Asia. The Junior Expert will backstop FLEGT country and regional teams in their support to FLEGT...

Indonesia and EU celebrate one year of certified legal timber trade

Indonesia and EU have held a conference to celebrate the first anniversary of the scheme licensing certified legal timber products that Indonesia exports to the EU.

Collaboration en RCA pour la transparence forestière

Une mission d’observation indépendante effectuée en République Centrafricaine fait partie des actions menées dans le pays dans le cadre du Plan d’action sur l’application des règlementations...

Collaboration in CAR for transparency in the forest sector

A mandated independent observation project carried out in the Central African Republic is one of the actions initiated in the country as part of the European Union (EU) Action Plan on Forest Law...

New regulations in Ghana important milestone for full VPA implementation

New regulations enacted by Ghana on 3 November 2017 address entrenched forest governance challenges and are an important milestone on the road to the full implementation of the country’s Voluntary...

Cameroon and the EU release 2016 annual report on VPA progress

Cameroon and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement in 2016.

Call for tender: Facilitation services for FLEGT VPAs in Ghana, Liberia, Republic of the Congo, Guyana

The European Forest Institute has issued a call Facilitation services for Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Voluntary Partnership Agreements in Ghana, Liberia, Republic of Congo,...

Call for tender: National FLEGT Expert for Indonesia

The objective of the assignment is to support the Government of Indonesia (GoI) and the EU in the licensing phase of the VPA.

World Wood-Based Panels Conference addresses timber legality

The legality of timber and timber products was a recurrent theme at the Fourth World Wood-Based Panels Conference that took place from 22-23 September 2017, in Linyi, China.

Briefing compares Japan’s Clean Wood Act with the EU Timber Regulation

The EU FLEGT Facility has published a briefing that compares two regulatory approaches that aim to prevent trade in illegally-harvested timber and timber products: Japan’s Clean Wood Act and the EU...

Briefing: Introduction to China's Timber Legality Verification System

The EU FLEGT Facility has published a briefing on the Chinese Timber Legality Verification System (CTLVS) and associated policies that China is developing to combat illegal logging and trade in...

Republic of the Congo and the EU release 2016 annual report on VPA progress

Republic of the Congo and the EU release 2016 annual report on VPA progress The Republic of the Congo and the EU have released a  joint report  on progress in implementing...

EU and Thailand hold first talks on forest governance and legal timber trade deal

EU and Thailand hold first talks on forest governance and legal timber trade deal Thailand and the European Union (EU) have held their first negotiations towards a Voluntary Partnership...

EFI seeks a Natural Resources and Forest Governance Practitioner for the EU FLEGT Facility

The European Forest Institute is seeking a Natural Resources / Forest Governance Practitioner to join the EU FLEGT Facility to advance forest governance in Central Africa.

Highlights of EC conference on tackling deforestation and illegal logging

Highlights of EC conference on tackling deforestation and illegal logging On 21-23 June 2017, the European Commission met with stakeholders from across the world to discuss future work on...

Guyana and EU test timber legality agreement on the ground

Guyana and EU test timber legality agreement on the ground Guyana is a step closer towards concluding a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with the European Union (EU), after completing a...

EC conference on deforestation and illegal logging – follow live online

EC conference on deforestation and illegal logging – follow live online On 21-23 June, the European Commission welcomes in Brussels stakeholders from around the world to discuss the way forward...